USDA Reminds Fruit Producers of Crop Sales Nov. 20 Closing Deadline

By |October 14th, 2016|

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 The U.S. Department of Agriculture has put out a reminder that Nov. 20 is the final date to apply for crop

Grafting provides ‘A better solution’

By |October 14th, 2016|

Hedges Family Estates grafts Cabernet Sauvignon to Merlot as a cost-effective option to replanting

Domestic apple market looks bright

By |October 6th, 2016|

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The value of the dollar and the increasing size of the apple crop in other countries — boosting competition on

Northwest Farm Credit Services gives positive report on region’s tree fruit and wine grapes crops

By |October 6th, 2016|

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Northwest Farm Credit Services, the lending cooperative, reports a positive outlook for tree fruit and wine grape growers in its

Wal-Mart weighs in on food safety

By |October 6th, 2016|

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Illnesses caused by foodborne pathogens are becoming much easier to track and investigate, and new science — whole genome sequencing

U.S. growers hope to send apples to Japan once again

By |October 5th, 2016|

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For the first time in 15 years, apple growers are pursuing exports to Japan.

The U.S. is the top food exporter

Picking prospects: 2016-17 USApple forecast

By |October 5th, 2016|

Drought in Eastern U.S. dampens outlook, but other U.S. regions are forecasting steady — or even larger — apple crops.

Washington Winemakers Mike Wallace and Scott Pontin, RIP

By |October 3rd, 2016|

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Two prominent Washington State winemakers have died in recent days. The Yakima Herald reports that Mike Wallace owner of Hinzerling Winery

Corr: Hitting the winter road

By |October 3rd, 2016|

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As employees of a grower-owned, nonprofit publication, the staff at Good Fruit Grower manages resources wisely. We resist costly trends

Monica Libbey, Young Grower from Manson, Washington

By |October 3rd, 2016|

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family background/ Both sides of Monica’s family have long histories farming in the Chelan Valley, in Manson and long ago

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